Open-Enrollment Professional Development

Open-Enrollment Professional Development

The Penn State Beaver Office of Continuing Education offers professional programs, courses, and training opportunities for individuals and companies seeking success and growth in today's economy. 

Our programs are tailored to fit our clients' needs and can be offered conveniently at our clients' work site or at Beaver campus. Because Penn State is a world-renowned teaching and research University, we offer you and your employees the competitive edge needed to thrive in today's world.

Upcoming Special Leadership Event:

Battle Ready Breakfast Series: Leadership Lessons and Legends of Gettysburg

With any in-depth study of the battle of Gettysburg, one cannot help but be moved by the sacrifice and courage displayed in the battle. Its impact goes far beyond military consequences. Great leaders in business, politics, education and life have visited Gettysburg for more than 150 years. Get ready to be inspired and learn extraordinary lessons in human behavior and leadership in this series.

Presented by: Jack Carroll, Founder, Battle Ready Leadership

Carroll provides high-level executives, mid-level managers and corporate teams with leadership initiatives, strategic thinking and communications programs to help them position themselves for success.  His firm, Battle Ready Leadership, combines proven business strategies with military tactics for a truly unique and memorable experience. Carroll has been a CEO for more than 25 years and still operates a full-service marketing and advertising firm.  He has helped a wide range of businesses from emerging startups to Fortune 500 companies achieve their business objectives.

Dates: Wednesdays, February 14 through March 21, 2018

Time: 7:30 - 9:00 a.m.

Cost: $35 per session, or $200 for the entire six-week series (Continental breakfast included)


  1. February 14, 2018 - Strategy Means Nothing Without Leadership
  2. February 21, 2018 - Using Data to Develop Strategy and Take Action
  3. February 28, 2018 - Leaders Adapt Their Style to Circumstances and the Talent They Have In Place
  4. March 7, 2018 - The Command Policy: How Leaders Communicate the Intent of Their Directives
  5. March 14, 2018 - Leaders Understand When Their Visibility is Needed
  6. March 21, 2018 - Leaders Are Able to See the Big Picture As Well As the Power of Communication

Click here to register.

If you would like to register for individual weeks, or have additional questions, call 724-773-3700.